Nike Gives 5 Reasons Why the New Metcon 2 Rules the Gym

A sequel to the Nike Metcon 1 allows athletes to dominate the gym
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Nike is set to launch the sequel to the Metcon 1, combining athlete-informed design with the right materials to maximize its versatility. The resulting Metcon 2 specifically addresses the needs of cross-training athletes, using a dual-density midsole, flex grooves and tough abrasion-resistant mesh. Look for the Metcon 2 to be available beginning January 23rd at select Nike retailers and online. Check out detailed looks of the shoe below, as well as five reasons why the Nike Metcon 2 rules the gym. 

A flat out-sole and firm heel foam deliver the stability needed for dead-lifts

A flat out-sole and firm heel foam deliver the stability needed for dead-lifts

The new zero-friction heel allows for hand-stand pushups

The new zero-friction heel allows for hand-stand pushups

The forefoot and flex foot groves create control for lunging and twisting.

The forefoot and flex foot groves create control for lunging and twisting.

The medial and lateral rope wraps allow feet to grip, clamp and climb.

The medial and lateral rope wraps allow feet to grip, clamp and climb.

Incorporated Flywire cables deliver strong, lightweight support to allow for box jumps

Incorporated Flywire cables deliver strong, lightweight support to allow for box jumps